Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required.
The human form has been the preoccupation of countless artists over time. Join museum staff for an introduction to the special exhibition Expressive Bodies, a selection of four centuries of works on paper and photographs from the Ringling’s permanent collection.
ROAR! is The Ringling Art Library’s family program, designed to engage children ages 4-7 in activities that connect art with early literacy.
Take a "Junkbox Challenge!" We'll provide you with a "junkbox" filled with recyclables -- can you construct a building or city from the discarded materials inside? Embellish with decorative art materials! This Family Workshop is a drop-in art activity for children ages 4-10 and their caregiver.
Considered by the circus community to be one of the Royal Family of the Circus, the Cristianis' performance history dates back to the 1840's Italy. Hear Victoria Cristiani Rossi talk about both her personal and public life as described in ther book, Spangles, Elephants, Violets and Me: The Circus Inside Out.
To some, garbage is more than just junk on the street; as displayed in the exhibition Re:Purposed. Museum staff will lead an introductory discussion of this exhibition considering the importance of material in the creation of works of art.
The partnership of Carrère and Hasting created some of the finest residences of the Gilded Age, drawing on a rich vocabulary of architectural styles and landscape designs to suit the taste and lifestyle of their elite clientele.
Join leading museum professionals and artists from around the country will convene to discuss the future of museum practice as it relates to artists whose work does not fit neatly into traditional categories.
The exhibition Re:Purposed displays the work of artists who use materials many would consider junk. Join museum staff for a consideration of the challenges posed by an exhibition that includes works with such diverse materials.
Color is an integral part of a successful landscape design. Florida trees, shrubs and plants offer rich opportunities to create vibrant tropical displays or a more subdued, calming environment. This series of workshops provides the homeowner the knowledge and the know-how to create Florida-friendly landscapes.